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Yaacov Agam

I went to the research of the first gesture of the first expression of humanity ...

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Yaacov Agam was born in 1928 in the future Israel. He settles in Paris in 1951 but does not speak French, knows anybody, has no place to be introduced in. He earns his living with difficulties until he meets great painters like Chagall or Leger. Agam is early interested in the introduction of time and movement into the art. In 1953, he gets his first exhibition at Cravens gallery. Noticed, he is . . .

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Paam II
Unknown title
Hommage aux Prix...
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Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Hommage Agam , Revue XX sicle n56, Ed. L. Amiel, Paris, 1980
  • Agam , Frank Popper, Ed. Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1983
  • Art and Judaism , B. Mandelbaum, Ed. Keter, Jerusalem, 1985
  • The Agam Haggadah , Gefen Publishing, Jerusalem, 1993
To read from the artist :
  • Yaacov Agam , Ed. du Griffon, Neuchtel (Suisse), 1962
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Art movements

  • + OPTICAL ART / 1955-1968 / Nicolas Schffer (cybernetic art), Larry Poons, Bridget Riley, etc.
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